Archives for October 2014

3 Barcode Myths Debunked

Most people are familiar with the term “urban myths.” However, many do not realize that urban myths can apply to things other than the supposed alligators that inhabit New York sewage systems (not true) or the idea that Mr. Rogers was a Navy Seal and wore his cardigan to cover numerous tattoos (also not true). […]

Want to Become an Investment Scam Victim? Ignore These 7 Dead Giveaways

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, millions of Americans become victims of financial fraud each year. Since only 15 percent of Americans report these crimes, you probably know someone who’s fallen prey to a scam but feels too embarrassed to share what happened. You might think an investment scam could never happen to you, […]

You Can Be the Change: How to Be a Positive Force for Better Communities

How many times have you encountered an older person, or someone who has lived in your city or town — or even your neighborhood — for many years, who laments the current state of the community? “Things just aren’t the same,” they might say. “This place used to be so much better.” Crime, poverty, economic […]

How to Get the Most From Your College’s Professional Development Services

When you begin evaluating different educational programs, the quality of the school’s career services is likely to be something you consider. After all, you’re earning your degree with the ultimate goal of landing a great job, and it’s always good to have as many resources at your disposal as possible. However, even the best career […]

Can You Take Out a Life Insurance Policy on Someone Without Them Knowing?

If you want to take out a life insurance policy on someone, without them knowing, can you do so?  This may seem like a question that has its origins in not so innocent intention. It just seems like this would not be something you would want to do for a good reason. This isn’t necessary […]